It seems to be an increasingly common event in today’s turbulent music scene that bands see departures in their ranks; whether this subsequently derails the band completely or becomes a benefit. For Entheos, it is firmly a case of the latter. Stripping to a two-piece consisting of vocalist Chaney Crabb and multi-instrumentalist Navene Koperweis, the pair have been able to write with less compromise and more focus on their own vision. The result of which, Time Will Take Us All (Metal Blade), certainly feels like fine-tuned creative pairing is a strong step up.
Whitechapel will embark on a US headlining tour this Spring where the band will perform their 2019 full-length, The Valley (Metal Blade) in its entirety! Read our review here. The special month-long trek begins on April 14th in Atlanta, Georgia, and runs through May 13th in Nashville, Tennessee. Support will be provided by Archspire, Signs Of The Swarm, and labelmates, Entheos. Get tickets at the link below.
After driving in what felt like a monsoon to Albany and enjoying the vegan delights of Wizard Burgerby the venue, it was a thrill to witness a top-notch deathcore show and check out Empire Underground finally. The venue is literally hidden down what feels like a back entrance tunnel of a complex and we weren’t sure if we were about to be robbed. It adds to the charm because soon you find yourself in a secret bunker for metalheads that feels like it is out of Cloverfield Lane.
I remember one-time reading Revolver magazine’s review for Through the Ashes of Empires and while it was a very positive piece the writer felt that despite being a great step forward it may have been too little, too late for Machine Head. Hard to believe now, but in those days some perceived Machine Head as being dead in the water following the more mainstream stylings of The Burning Red and the ill-timed Supercharger.
Prog Metal Entheos band has returned with new music and a new lineup. ‘Remember You Are Dust’ is their new single and the band announced a major lineup change. With the departure of guitarist Travis LeVrier, Entheos plans to move forward as a duo; featuring current members Chaney Crabb on vocals and drummer Navene Koperweis taking the helm as a recording musician and primary songwriter for the drums, guitar, and bass. The group plans to incorporate a touring bassist and guitarist on future tours for the foreseeable future. More details can be found via the article seen here. Listen to the new track below.Continue reading →
Capping off a huge year, Metal Blade artists Rivers of Nihil have announced a headline tour of the USA this spring. Once they are through on tour in Europe, opening for labelmates Revocation; they will embark on dates with Entheos, Conjurer, and Wolf King as direct support. The band released their acclaimed Where Owls Know My Name album last March, which went on to earn a Top 10 ranking Ghost Cult’s Album of The Year Countdown, landing at number nine! Continue reading →